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boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one system which happened to be the santa clara mta does use switch backs and interesting
of boston. >> the nation is observing veterans day today and dozens of homeless vets are celebrating the best gift ever. many get off the streets out of shelters and into permanent supportive housing. carolyn tyler has the story. >> this renovated building south of market offers the first housing of its kind in san francisco in more than a decade. >> bruce cramer can't wait to move in. >> get a place to settle down. start my whole life back over again. ty didn't expect to have to do. kind of a long road. >>reporter: cramer is a navy vet who served in the vietnam war. he has been homeless off and on for years. with a bad back and other challenges life has been dion the streets and in shelters. now he is slateed to become one of 75 military veterans who will move that brand new studio apartments with on site supportive services. including a medical cling. average age of the residents is 60. all have been chronically homeless and all have disabilities. >> this gives them a safe place to be even if they are in a shelter or in emergency housing and l in the tenderloin or somethi
upper 50s and low 60s. boston 64, but back in buffalo where the cold air is, 36, 33 in pittsburgh, and then by tomorrow that front is through, and look at the temperatures tumble about 10 to 15 degrees. 39 in pittsburgh, 45 in new york city. bangor, 43. nashville where they have freezing fog this morning, temperatures moderate to about 42 degrees. that's what's going on around the >>> 7:36 on a tuesday morning. temperatures are about 5 degrees warmer than just 24 hours ago. not as frigid in santa rosa at 39 degrees. 39 in concord and 40 in livermore. you'll notice most of our winds now coming out of the east, that's offshore flow making way to a beautiful afternoon in the 70s in places like livermore. that goes for santa teresa. even santa cruz touching on the low 70s. we've got a lot of rain in the forecast but not until the end of the week. late thursday into friday our first showers arrive. >> don't forget, get that weather any time you need. go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. the man behind elmo is taking a leave of ab
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